Thinking about a gun safe - weight question and others
This is a discussion on Thinking about a gun safe - weight question and others within the Related Gear & Equipment forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Congratulations on the purchase. My safe is also a Cannon, and they act quickly on the warranty service. I was burglarized many years ago, and ...
January 21st, 2013 12:36 PM
Congratulations on the purchase. My safe is also a Cannon, and they act quickly on the warranty service. I was burglarized many years ago, and the burglars knocked the handles and combination lock off (I believe they are designed to do that) and pounded a crater in the top of the safe with a dumbbell. Cannon sent a locksmith out and he was able to repair it. If it was not repairable, they were going to send me a whole new safe.
Bolt it to the floor and back wall if you can; the underside is the weak spot.
"Americans have the will to resist because you have weapons. If you don't have a gun, freedom of speech has no power." - Yoshimi Ishikawa
January 21st, 2013 12:36 PM
January 21st, 2013 04:22 PM
360 pounds empty.....now add in all your guns and as much ammo as will fit - it will gain weight quickly. My safe is ~900 pounds empty - no idea what it weighs full, but it's a lot.
January 21st, 2013 04:26 PM
1500 lbs "dry," here, anchored to the foundation. It's going nowhere quickly, without a proper hand truck, Tommy Lift, a couple of cohorts, and a dozen visit to the chiropractor.
Originally Posted by aus71383
Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
How does disarming
the number of victims?
Reason over Force: The Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos)
NRA, GOA, OFF, ACLDN.
January 21st, 2013 04:29 PM
Depends on how your floor is constructed.Are they trusses or floor joist and what size. What is the spacing,is it a crawl space or a basement. If it's a crawl space you could get under the area where you want it, and reinforce it to carry the extra load. Three hundred pounds is not alot of weight for a floor. The load is spread out over at least two joist,and isn't much heavier than a good size country boy.
Originally Posted by SpringerXD
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunder bolt...... Sun Tzu.
The supreme art of war is to defeat the enemy without fighting........ Sun Tzu.
January 21st, 2013 06:43 PM
I've been looking into get a gun safe and a bedside box. I'm also looking into a wall safe for other valuables.
January 21st, 2013 07:29 PM
my safe looks like a microwave and I keep it next to my bed...
jk That would be cool though
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